HC Deb 25 June 1981 vol 7 c168W
Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science, pursuant to the reply of 9 June, Official Report, c. 116–17, what is the income from (a) the Manpower Services Commission, for the provision of courses under the training opportunities scheme and (b) the industrial training boards paid to local education authorities in England expressed as a percentage of the total expenditure for colleges of further education in the financial year 1979–80.

Mr. Macfarlane

For colleges of further education—including polytechnics—the figures are:

  1. (a) 2.5 per cent.
  2. (b) 1.4 per cent.